Anne Norton has taught and published in Political Theory, American Politics, and Comparative Politics. She has taught at both public and private institutions. Norton was educated at the University of Chicago, where she studied political science through college and graduate school. She was a Fellow at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, and then taught at the University of Chicago, Notre Dame, Princeton, the University of Texas at Austin, and (since 1993) at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author ofAlternative Americas: A Reading of Antebellum Political Culture, Reflections on Political Identity, Republic of Signs: Liberal Theory and American Popular Culture, Bloodrites of the Poststructuralists: Word, Flesh and Revolution, 95 Theses on Politics, Culture and Method, and Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire.